In addition to veterinarians, Rood & Riddle employs approximately 200 full or part-time employees. Seasonal positions are available during peak busy seasons, especially during the spring breeding and foaling season.
Specific job openings will be posted below, when available.
P.O. Box 12070
Lexington, KY 40580
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This is a full-time position with competitive benefits. This position requires candidates to have a minimum of two years of horse handling experience other than their own horses. Previous experience with thoroughbreds is required. The hours are daytime, generally Monday through Friday with seasonal overtime requirements. The hours will have a set start time but require a flexible end time. This position is physically taxing, and candidates must be able to consistently lift 75-125 lbs. Knowledge of English and Spanish is required. No phone calls please. To apply and be considered, please submit resume with previous detailed horse handling experience to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
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These are daytime, mostly full-time seasonal positions with competitive benefits, but a few part-time, weekend only positions are also available. Ambulatory assistants will be given a daily start time but must have a flexible end time depending on the veterinarian’s schedule. Days of the week vary according to each veterinarian’s need, but all will consist of Monday through Friday (full-time) or Saturday and Sunday (part-time). Assistants will primarily be assigned to one veterinarian and will travel to farms throughout central Kentucky and assist with a variety of procedures. These positions will start January 2021 and applicants must be able to work through July 2021. Previous horse handling experience is required as is a valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance. To apply and be considered, please submit resume with previous detailed horse handling experience to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital (Lexington, KY) this is a full-time position in the surgery department. The surgery staff hours are Monday – Friday 40 hours/week. Assistants will provide operative care for surgery patients, maintain operating room stock and sterilization, maintain sterile and aseptic technique, be familiar with equine surgical instrumentation and must have experience handling horses. Candidate must also be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for long periods of time. Teamwork and communication are essential in this facility. Candidate must be flexible with hours and willing to work overtime when needed. To apply, please send cover letter and resume firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
This position starts in January.
These positions will be seasonal and will start January 2021 and go through July 2021. There will be positions available in nursing and ambulatory, with most of the available positions in the nursing department. Please see the undergraduate opportunities section on our website for more information.
For all positions advertised, Skype interviews are available for eligible out-of-town applicants, however, a working interview may be required for certain positions.
Resumes submitted without including previous hands on horse experience will not be eligible for the interview process for positions that require hands on horse experience.
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